||Varies; Pale brown with whitish stripes across abdomen
||Found throughout U.S.
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One of the best known summer pests, mosquitoes breed in stagnant
water or soft soil and can develop from egg to adult in 10 to 14
Female mosquitoes suck our blood. Male mosquitoes feed on plant
nectars. They can develop from egg to adult in 10 to 14 days. They
are most active from dusk to dawn and will fly up to 14 miles for a
Mosquitoes breed in stagnant water sources such as storm drains,
old tires, children's wading pools and birdbaths.
Mosquitoes are well-known to spread diseases such as West Nile
Virus, malaria and dengue fever.